Historic Walking Tours with Bert Biscoe

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Brand New for 2021 

Journey through Truro town, with a focus on the history and characters of Cornwall's capital. 

Join poet and historian Bert Biscoe for a choice of two walking tours  of Truro:

  • Mondays 10am  - The History of Truro  (approx 1hr 30 min)
  • Fridays 10am  - The Characters of Truro (approx 1hr  30 min)

To book - Please book via our Visitor information office - Email - tic@truro.gov.uk / 01872 274555 or in person 

  • Meeting point - Outside Visit Truro Visitor Information Centre, 30 Boscawen Street, Truro, TR3 6PW 
  • Closest Parking - Old Bridge Street - Short stay or Garras Wharf car park long stay 
  • Closest Park & Ride - Quay Street 
  • Cost £7.50 per person. Children are free of charge (please note these tours are aimed at 12 yrs and over)

Booking is advised.

About Bert 

Bert Biscoe is a poet, songwriter, local councillor and historian. He is a Bard of Gorsedh Kernow. His bardic name is Vyager gans Geryow. He represented Truro for over 20 years on Cornwall Council, and held a range of offices, from Chairman of the Board of Cornwall Enterprise Co to Cabinet memeber for different portfolios . 

To listen to a reading of Bert's poetry, click here

Private tours and talks can be arranged in advance, please email: visittruro@truro.gov.uk